With the likes of Barkevious Mingo and Paul Kruger in the Cleveland Browns linebacker corps, it's no surprise that new coach Mike Pettine is excited about what he can draw out of them.
Rookie Cleveland Browns linebacker Barkevious Mingo has been medically cleared for contact and is expected to make his debut this Sunday against the Baltimore Ravens.
A Cleveland Browns defense expected to be much improved may not show signs of its total strength this week as key pieces will be missing. Impact rookie linebacker Barkevious Mingo will not make his NFL debut against the Miami Dolphins in Week 1 due to a bruised lung.
Cleveland Browns fans likely won't get to see their top draft pick in action when the regular season opens next week. Barkevious Mingo is expected to skip their battle with the Miami Dolphins on Sept.
UPDATE: The injury to Cleveland Browns' linebacker Barkevious Mingo was only supposed to hold him out a week. Sources then indicated he could be out of the lineup for a month with a bruised lung.
When you are the No. 6 overall pick, like Cleveland Browns linebacker Barkevious Mingo, people shouldn't be too surprised when you do good things. Nonetheless, Mingo raised eyebrows in a good way during the Browns' preseason opener against the St.
While the Cleveland Browns' braintrust have regarded their first-round pick Barkevious Mingo in optimistic terms since well before they made him that pick, that doesn't mean he's going to be starting right out of the gates.
Tashaun Gipson will enter training camp as the presumptive starting free safety for the Cleveland Browns. However, ESPNCleveland.com's Tony Grossi said Saturday that his money is on Johnson Bademosi to come out on top in what he dubbed "a key camp battle.
The Cleveland Browns targeted LSU's Barkevious Mingo as one of the players in this year's draft class that they believed could become a standout professional, and they landed him with their first-round pick.
The Cleveland Browns used the No. 6 overall pick in this year's draft to select LSU's Barkevious Mingo. When dropping such a high pick on a defensive player, teams typically expect said player to start, but that may not be the case for Mingo as a rookie with the Browns.
By using their first-round pick on LSU's Barkevious Mingo, the Cleveland Browns hope that they've found the next great NFL pass-rusher. He may well be.
In consecutive picks in last week's first round of the draft, the Detroit Lions and Cleveland Browns selected pass-rushers who had significant questions surrounding them regarding their ability to make an impact immediately as rookies.
During the previous Cleveland Browns administration, former second-round pick Jabaal Sheard made a name for himself as a pass-rushing DE in the club's 4-3 system.
One of the teams on whom it's been hard to get a handle regarding their first-round pick is the Philadelphia Eagles, currently situated at No. 4 overall.
At one point in time, the hot rumor was that the Cleveland Browns were poised to trade down from No. 6 overall, with the new set of decision-makers hoping to garner significant return on the value in that selection (perhaps from a team looking to grab an OT ahead of the Arizona Cardinals at No.